Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

By Daria Anderson-Faden
The Observer 

More Vaccine On The Way; 4 New Cases This Week

 

February 25, 2021



Officials at Panhandle Public Health District said on Monday at their briefing that the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine is 80.2% effective after 14 days. Their data shows that 14.3% of adults in the Panhandle have received the COVID-19 vaccine.

The vaccine process was interrupted last week due to adverse weather, and PPHD is in the process of catching up. The Panhandle will receive 3,700 doses this week, plus the required second doses.

The shipment comes at a time when new virus cases in Kimball County were at four this past week, the same number as the previous week.

The Vaccine Timelin...



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